OSU Extension offers Beef Cattle School

| February 14, 2013

COSHOCTON – Producers interested in learning more about how to increase cattle profits can participate in a discussion of the issues by experts from Ohio State University Extension and nationwide, during a Beef Cattle School Feb. 26 and March 19 at several locations statewide, including the Coshocton County Extension office.

The beef cattle school topic to be covered during the Feb. 26 program is “Squeezing Every Dollar out of Forage Production,” presented by OSU Extension educators Rory Lewandowski and Chris Penrose. The discussion will focus on hay production, weed control, drought recovery and how to extend the grazing season.

Topics to be covered during the March 19 program include: Enterprises to Remain Competitive in the Beef Industry,” presented by OSU Extension educator Jeff McCutcheon and Grimes. The discussion will focus on production options such as backgrounding, stockering, targeting branded programs, raising replacement heifers, and raising embryo calves as unique marketing options.

Each program begins at 7 p.m. and can be viewed at your local OSU Extension office in the County Services Building, 724 South 7th Street, room 110, Coshocton. Please call 622-2265 or email [email protected] to RSVP. The program is free of charge, but please RSVP to ensure ample seating and handouts.

Those who can’t attend the events at the host location can participate in the school via Internet. Contact Grimes at [email protected] to register.  There is a $25 registration fee for the Internet link, which will be forwarded upon receipt of your payment and e-mail address.

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